The University of Washington prohibits student organizations and their members from engaging individually or collectively in hazing activities. Hazing is defined as any activity that includes one or more of the characteristics described below:
Some examples of prohibited activities are forced swallowing of uncommon substances, forced consumption of alcohol or drugs, excessive exercise, and sleep or sensory deprivation.
Questions or complaints regarding hazing may be referred to the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Life, the Associate Director of Student Life, or the Office of the Ombud.
Student organizations whose members participate in hazing activities will be subject to appropriate University disciplinary action.